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Committee proposed to discuss future of old Troy City Hall site


Voluntary boil water advisory issued for Troy

Voluntary boil water advisory issued for Troy

The City of Troy has issued a voluntary boil water advisory for residents in the area between Congress Street and Frear Park Road. 

 


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Troy man admits to possessing child pornography

Cohoes offers to steal movie spotlight from Troy

Troy police investigate shooting on Old Sixth Ave.

Troy movie plan on cutting room floor

Citing an ongoing legal entanglement between the city of Troy and neighboring property owners, Bow Tie Cinemas has notified Troy officials it will not build a multi-screen movie complex at Monument Square.


Apartment building fire victims wonder why no alarms sounded

Smoke detectors did not go off initially, as fire burned on the second story of a Cottage Street apartment building in Troy on Thursday night. Luckily, the 20 or so people who lived there got out safely.  However, firefighters got a late start at trying to put out the flames.


Fire at 33 Cottage Street in Troy, residents safely evacuated

Fire breaks out just before 9pm at the 33 Cottage Street in Troy.


Scientists to answer questions at Capital Region bars

On Oct. 12, more than 50 Capital Region scientists will set up shop at popular local establishments to answer any questions patrons may have about science.


Troy's mayor invites neighbors to talk budget over a beer

Troy wants to talk budgets over a beer. Mayor Patrick Madden is holding his annual budget workshop on Monday, October 16 at 6:30 p.m


Bill targets Columbus Day

An Assembly Member from Brooklyn just introduced a bill that would change Columbus Day to Indigenous People's day.


Hundreds turn out for annual Apple Festival at Goold Orchards

Sunday’s unseasonable warmth didn't stop hundreds of people from enjoying one of the Capital Region's fall traditions.


RPI's 'Manufacturing Day' gets high schoolers hooked on high-tech

What do race cars, Black Hawk helicopters and robots have in common? They all rely on some pretty high-tech manufacturing processes -- and were just some of the items on hand at RPI on Friday as the campus celebrated "Manufacturing Day."


Faulty fire hydrant not owned by town

It turns out a faulty fire hydrant that was found painted shut during a North Greenbush fire on Thursday is actually owned by MetLife, not by North Greenbush.


911 malfunction affects three counties

911 service was disrupted in Albany, Rensselaer and Saratoga Counties due to illegal digging.


Troy event aims to end hunger

People were working to end hunger Thursday night in the Capital Region. The sixth annual Harvest Evening Celebration was held at Revolution Hall. The event was held to raise money for the Food Pantries of the Capital District.


Woman 'cooks up' unique path from corporate world to restaurant kitchen

Aneesa Waheed is never more comfortable than when she's cooking at her Troy restaurant, Tara Kitchen. The decor is colorful and the Moroccan dishes are aromatic. However, her beginnings in the kitchen growing up in India and assisting her mom were not so successful -- so she chose a career in the corporate world and headed to New York City. She soon found all that glitters was not gold.


Farmhouse burns in North Greenbush

Nine fire companies rushed to the farmhouse at 97 Glenwood Road in North Greenbush.  But when they arrived, they couldn't immediately get the hydrant running.


Double murder conviction thrown out

Now that the double murder conviction of Richard Wright has been thrown out by a state supreme court justice, setting up the possibility of a retrial more than three decades later, the brother of one of the victims says, "it's like ripping a scab off an old wound."


Troy woman accused of drunken driving with kids in tow

A Troy woman is accused of drunken driving with two children in her car. Police tell NewsChannel 13 they pulled over Dana Crispell in Stillwater for failing to keep right.


More than 100 people take aim against breast cancer in Troy

The sixth annual Take Aim Against Breast Cancer event was held Sunday afternoon at the Pleasantdale Rod and Gun Club.


Pair charged after robbery and assault in North Greenbush

Two people are facing charges after a robbery and assault in North Greenbush.


Accused Watervliet McDonald's Sex Abuser in Court

The man accused of sexually abusing a 5-year-old and a 7-year-old at the Watervliet McDonald's was arraigned in Albany County Court on Friday.


Roadwork to impact 126th Street bridge

The 126th Street bridge carrying Route 4 over the Hudson River between North Troy and Waterford will be closed starting this weekend. 


Grand jury hears more testimony in police-involved shooting investigation

A grand jury once again heard testimony Thursday in Rensselaer City Court The panel is looking into the use of deadly police force in the shooting of Edson Thevenin in Troy last April.


Schodack school recognized by U.S. Department of Education

Congratulations to Maple Hill High School in Schodack. It was named a National Blue Ribbon School on Thursday by the U.S. Department of Education.


Take 5 ticket worth over $61K sold in Rensselaer County

A single top-prize ticket for the September 27 Take 5 drawing was sold in Rensselaer County, New York Lottery officials said Thursday.


Brunswick man accused of sexually abusing young kids indicted

A Brunswick man accused of sexually abusing young children at a McDonald’s was indicted on Wednesday.


Deer that attacked Troy man was rabid

The deer that attacked a man Tuesday in Troy has tested positive for rabies. That's according to the state Department of Environmental Conservation.


Troy man attacked by large deer

A deer attacked a man in Troy Tuesday afternoon, leaving him bleeding from underneath his eye. A witness says the 200-pound deer pinned the man in a corner in the backyard of 434 Second Street around 4:30.


Police: Man had sexual contact with young kids

State police say a man had sexual contact with young kids. Kelley Tremblay, 58, was sent to the Albany County Jail.


Trial delayed for man charged in stepdaughter's brutal murder

The trial of the man accused of murdering his stepdaughter has been delayed. Jury selection for 40-year-old Johnny Oquendo was scheduled to begin Monday morning, but defense filed a motion objecting to phone records and GPS coordinates collected as evidence in the case.


New Drinking Water Council to set standards in New York

ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) - New York's new Drinking Water Council will hold its first meeting on Long Island to consider setting maximum levels of several contaminants not regulated by the Environmental Protection Agency.


State Police investigating ATM theft in Hoosick

State Police are investigating the theft of an ATM.


Hoosick Falls seniors help renovate place special to them

Hoosick Falls seniors are part of the group cleaning and painting the youth center in the village.  


Gorgeous weather causing crop issues for Capital Region farmers

It may feel like mid-August and not mid-September. But when you go out this weekend, grab your sun screen and tank top and head to a local orchard and not the beach.


Grand jury action may be tied to police shooting

It was 19 months ago when a Troy police sergeant gunned down Thevenin in April of 2016.


Troy police investigating body found near St. Joseph's Cemetery

Troy police have launched an investigation after the body of a white female was found in a pond Tuesday afternoon.


In Depth: Prison parenting

It's a sobering thought -- over 2.7 million minor children have a parent in jail or prison. That's according to a Pew Research Institute study. The opioid crisis is fueling some of it.


Meyer concedes Republican primary for Rensselaer County executive

Chris Meyer has conceded the Republican primary for Rensselaer County executive. State Assemblyman Steve McLaughlin was leading Meyer after Primary Night last Tuesday and Meyer would have needed to win a huge chunk of absentee ballots to win the primary.


Mom, son accused of stealing $3,200 by writing fraudulent checks

A mother and son from Hoosick Falls are charged with grand larceny in Saratoga County.


Fire crews battle suspicious blaze in Troy

Fire crews battled a house fire at 19 New Turnpike Road on Sunday morning. The call came in just before 1 a.m.


Schenectady County D.A. to investigate Troy shooting

The Schenectady County District Attorney is taking over the investigation into an officer-involved shooting in Troy.


Troy man falls to his death while scouting fishing spot

Police in northern New York say a man checking out a potential fishing spot slipped and fell to his death.


Charges dismissed against Troy double-murder suspect

A judge has dismissed charges against the man police say orchestrated a double murder last year.


Body pulled from Hudson River

A body was pulled from the Hudson River at the Patroon Island Bridge on Thursday morning. State police say the body belongs to a female who committed suicide.


Private rail cars make stop at Rensselaer Train Station

Before you head off to work or school on Thursday morning, perhaps you want to swing by the Rensselaer Train Station for a quick history lesson.


CDTA project creates confusion in Troy

A viewer from Troy was confused by what he saw happening on Second Avenue.


McLaughlin declares victory in Rensselaer County executive race

Republican Assemblyman Steve McLaughlin has declared victory in the primary race for Rensselaer County executive. However, his opponent, Chris Meyer, says he's not giving up yet.


Rensselaer County executive candidates feeling 'very confident'

The Republican primary for Rensselaer County executive is one of the big races on Tuesday. Current Executive Kathy Jimino is not running for another term. That means it's between Deputy County Executive Chris Meyer and Assemblyman Steve McLaughlin. Both Meyer and McLaughlin say they are feeling very confident.


Troy man admits to Watervliet burglary spree

A Troy man has pleaded guilty in connection with a burglary spree in Watervliet. Marquis Nesmith admitted to attempted burglary in Albany County Court.


100 years of history on display in Troy

One hundred years of history is now on display in Troy. The New York Army National Guard's 42nd Infantry Division, or Rainbow Division, is celebrating its 100th birthday.


Deputy police chief retires after nearly 40 years on the job

Troy police gathered to celebrate one of their own. A "walk out" ceremony for Deputy Chief of Police Richard "Buddy" McAvoy was held Friday, his official last day of work.


Capital Region Red Cross volunteers headed to Florida, Texas

As soon as Wednesday, these people could be sent to shelters in the paths of Harvey or Irma. On Monday night, over 30,000 people in Texas and Louisiana stayed the night in a Red Cross shelter.


Troy Pastor stands by comments about black churches some find offensive

TROY - Pastor John Koletas of Grace Baptist Church in Troy is known for raising eyebrows. He has done it again -- this time with comments he made about two weeks ago regarding African American churches.


Grand jury authorized to look at D.A.’s handling of police-involved shooting

Attorney General Eric Schneiderman has been investigating Abelove's handling of the Edson Thevenin case for more than a year. Thevenin was the Watervliet man shot and killed by a Troy police officer after a car pursuit in April 2016, after a car chase.


Victim expected to survive Troy shooting

A 37-year-old man shot in the face in Troy Thursday is expected to survive. His identity has not been released yet.


Troy police identify men found dead on Wednesday

Police have identified the two men found dead on Wednesday morning.


Troy police investigate shooting

A man in Troy was shot and taken to the hospital on Thursday afternoon. Investigators are already back at headquarters working on leads searching for the gunman.


Rally and walk against heroin and opiates held in West Sand Lake

"International Overdose Awareness Day" was Thursday. There was a memorial walk and vigil in West Sand Lake to remember those who have died from a heroin overdose.


Free child seat safety check to be held in Castleton

There's another opportunity to get make sure your child's car seat is properly installed.


Police: Would-be burglar caught inside East Greenbush home

A would-be burglar is caught in the act in East Greenbush. Police say they found Gregory Gilliard in the kitchen of a home on Columbia Turnpike around 3 a.m. on a recent morning.


Rensselaer County D.A. recuses himself from officer-involved shooting investigation

Rensselaer County District Attorney Joel Abelove is recusing himself from a shooting investigation involving a Troy police officer.


Troy deaths may have drug connection

Investigators in Troy are ruling out foul play after discovering two bodies this morning. They're saying the deaths are likely a drug overdose.


Five people charged in department store larceny

Five young women from Albany are accused of storming the Peebles Department Store in East Greenbush. Four of the women are juveniles, including one who is 14 years old.


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